The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 57, No. 98, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 9, 1974 Page: 3 of 6
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Tuesday, April 9, 1974
THE NORTH TEXAS DAILY—PAGE 3
Photo by PAT BOYNTON
"Ode to Olga," a bronze sculpture by Pat Forrest,
Dallas graduate student, is one of the pieces in the
annual Voertman's Awards exhibition, showing
Monday through Friday until April 29 in the Art
Gallery. Out of 360 entries. 85 were selected for
the show A total of S500 in cash prizes was award
ed at the Beaux Arts Ball Saturday A S250 pur
chase prize went to Denton senior Garland Jenkens.
Sale Shows Mini-Art Exhibition
Artist Bases Work on Spanish Songs
Wutercolor, ink, charcoal and acry-
lics arc some of the media used to create
a mini-art exhibition now showing in the
Spanish department office in the Lan-
guage Building for the month of April.
The collection of 12 pieces is by Teel
Sale, a Denton art graduate student. The
majority are based on Spanish poems
Ms. Sale said she began working with
the poems and songs as a result of a con-
versational Spanish class she was taking.
The 55 mile-per-hour speed limit
and defensive driving are reasons cited
for a 30 per cent decrease in traffic fa-
talities in Texas, according to a recent
Department of Public Safety report.
The report, published March 30, said
495 persons died on Texas highways
during the first quarter of the year, as
compared to 705 for the same time per-
iod in 1973.
So more people can practice safe
driving, Charles Redd, a Denton resi-
dent, will teach an eight-hour defen-
sive driving course next week in con-
junction with National Defensive Driv-
ing Week, which began Sunday.
The course will be taught in Room
90 of Denton Senior High School, 1007
Fulton Street, from 7 to 9 p.m. April 16,
18, 23 and 25.
The $8 tuition for the course will
be collected from 6:30 to 7 p.m. prior
to the first class meeting April 16.
Completion of the course will qualify
drivers insured by most insurance com-
panies to have a 10 per cent reduction
in premiums for a period of three years.
More information may be obtained
by calling Redd at 382-1591.
She said she went home with the songs
in her head and began to use them in her
work. Dr. Sylvia Chaskin of the lan-
guage faculty discovered this and asked
for a small exhibition for the depart-
Ms. Sale said that a good deal of at-
tention was given to the colors used in
these paintings. “All Spanish borders on
the melodramatic and the sentimental,”
she explained. “It is fun to try and skirt
that with color."
Social commentary is also explored in
the collection. This is especially true
of a picture of a nun selling chocolates.
Ms. Sale enjoys working with puns,
and she said this particular piece is a
play on Spanish advertising.
Many of the paintings use letters
and fragments of words in them, and
Ms. Sale explained that there were sev-
eral reasons for this. A primary reason
is that “we are surrounded by words,
bombarded by them” and then, of
course, words are interesting to work
with and to look at, she said. Another
is her close association with poetry and
words in general. Ms. Sale is the wife
of Dr. Richard Sale, a poet on the En-
“Complexity, contradiction and am-
biguity” are three words Ms. Sale uses
in reference to her application of words
and letters in her work. “You deny a
word its function when you put it in a
painting," she explained. This can have
all kinds of implications including hum-
or. "Sometimes it’s fun just to jumble
up the letters," she said.
The letters are also used to play with
space. “They can define the edge of a
form or make up the form themselves."
The possibilities are endless, and when
combined with Spanish culture via
poems and songs the product becomes
even more intriguing.
Jazz comes to the Coliseum when the
Lab Bands perform along with guest
artists in the annual Lab Band spring
concert tonight at 8.
This year’s spring concert will high-
light an all-star rhythm section con-
sisting of professionals Pete Jolly on
piano, Ray Brown on bass, Louis Bell-
son on drums and former NTSU grad-
uate Herb Ellis on guitar.
According to Lab Band director Leon
Breeden, the I O'Clock Lab Band will
play a short program before intermission
and again at the finale. At the end of
the show, the I O'Clock Band will per-
form with the guest artist rhythm sec-
Also on the program will be the John
Racina Lab Band, the Steve Terry Lab
Band, the Terry Steele Lab Band, the
Tim Bell Lab Band and the Jay Saun-
ders Lab Band.
The all-star rhythm section to be
featured gave a series of workshops
Sunday and Monday. A workshop on
the rhythm section as a whole was given
in the Coliseum by all four guest ar-
tists. Individual workshops on the var-
ious instruments were given in different
spots on campus between I and 3 p.m.
Tickets for the concert are $2 for
students and children, $4 for the gen-
PLANS TO take Dallas-Denton
area children of veterans listed as miss-
ing in action or killed in action to a
Texas Rangers home baseball game
will be discussed at tonight’s meeting
of the Ex-Marine Association.
It will be at 7:30 in the Ex-Marine
House, 911 Kendolph, according to John
Beckham, Dallas junior and Ex-Marine
Any veteran of military service may
attend the meeting, Beckham said.
REPRESENTATIVES from Port
Arthur, Edgewood Independent School
District in San Antonio, Garland, Vega,
Brownsville, Arlington and Kern High
School in California will be holding job
interviews on campus this month, ac-
cording to Bob Jenkins, director of the
In May representatives from Mes-
quite, Carrollton-Farmers Branch and
Pittsburgh, Tex., will interview interes-
ted applicants, Jenkins said.
Schools which will be holding inter-
views but have not set a date include
Temple, Brownwood, LaMesa and
Tyler, he said.
ALPHA KAPPA Alpha sorority is
sponsoring a "pre-holiday dance”
Wednesday from 9 p.m. to I a.m., ac-
cording to sorority vice-presidnet Bev-
The dance will be at the North Texas
Golf Course clubhouse and is open to
all students. Admission charge is 35
DICK KELSEY, practicing attorney
and president of the Denton Bar Asso-
ciation, will discuss the Denton County
judicial system Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
in the eighth floor community room of
the First State Bank.
Kelsey will discuss topics dealing
with the judicial system in this election
year The discussion should help voters
in selecting candidates for the positions
of district judges, judge of county court
at law, county judge and Justices of the
Peace. He will also outline the citizen’s
rights and responsibilities during the
process of arrest.
The talk is sponsored by the Denton
chapter of the American Civil Liber-
DEADLINE FOR nominations for
the Student Activities Union (SAU)
10 best-dressed students on campus
contest is Wednesday, according to
Cindy Said, Dallas senior and chair-
man of the SAU Fashion Committee.
The preliminaries for the contest will
be April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 188
of the Speech Communication and
Drama Building, with finals on April
17 at the same time and location.
“Contestants are being nominated
by various campus organizations, and
by individuals that have a petition with
25 signatures," Miss Said said Wednes-
“At the finals, there will be five men
and five women selected as the 10 best-
dressed students on campus. There will
be live entertainment while the contes-
tants change clothes at the finals," she
INTERNATIONAL WEEK ended
Sunday with an international dinner
at Marquis Hall which fed more than
600 people some 30 dishes.
Iranian graduate student, Ibrahim
Garavi, International Student Asso-
ciation president, and Harve King, fore-
ign students adviser, thanked all con-
cerned persons who contributed funds
and efforts to make International Week
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There is a great demand for Blacks,
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